Oncologist, lawyer trade Near North 1BD condo

Medium 9cea8cc6a128b0ee668dfa58078badd6 Dr. Engracio P. Cortes and Lilia Cortes sold a one-bedroom, 1.5 bath condo at 21 E. Huron Street in Near North to Steven and Marsha A. Lampert for $480,000 on Sept. 9.

Dr. and Mrs. Cortes paid $545,000 for the property in Feb. 2005. Unit #4002 measures 1,210 square feet. The 49-story Pinnacle Condominium was built in 2004 and offers 213 units.

Dr. Cortes is an attending oncologist at Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens. He is affiliated with New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Concurrently, he serves as a faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and at Weill Medical College of Cornell University.

He received his M.D. from Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation at Far Eastern University in the Philippines. He completed his residency at Lemuel Shattuck Hospital and his fellowship in oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo.

Mr. Lampert is a former counsel and member of the private wealth services practice group at law firm of Neal Gerber Eisenberg LLP.

He received his B.S. from the University of Illinois in 1966 and his J.D. from Northwestern University in 1969.

According to BlockShopper.com, there were 763 home sales in Near North in 2008, with a median sales price of $346,000.

Address: 21 East Huron Street
Buyer(s): Steven A Lampert and Marsha A Lampert
Seller(s): Engracio P Cortes and Lilia G Cortes
Sale date: Sep. 9, 2009